Replacing beef with cricket burgers, showing how the polluting internal combustion engine turns into an electric motor and setting out how individual actions can help reduce climate change will be the focus of a new interactive centre.
A rise in water-borne diseases including e-coli and cryptosporidium, increased risk of deaths in summer and winter and the arrival of invasive species to Ireland are all being flagged as possible health risks in an Ireland impacted by climate change.
Private car ownership is inefficient. The average car is in use 4pc of the time and idle the other 96pc. Here in Dublin, inner-city congestion is a growing problem caused by private cars winding through the city and occupying its road space via on-street parking.
Google 'future cities' and you'll be met with visions of a science fiction-enhanced urban landscape. In this utopia, we'll have divested entirely from fossil fuels, while investing heavily in renewable energy generation and other technologies. And we'll do so without increasing our spending. This might sound idyllic, but I'd argue that it's a future that is not only much closer than you might think, but one we must urgently move towards, if we are to secure the future of our cities.
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